Digi-Key Corporation Awarded 2010 Distributor of the Year by PUI Audio Inc

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 11, 2011

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, was honored by PUI Audio Inc. as the 2010 Distributor of the Year. This is the first year that PUI Audio has credited a distributor with this award.

The award was presented by Chris Wyse, CEO of PUI Audio, Jack Hampshire, president of PUI Audio, and Brian Coleman, distribution sales manager, when the three traveled from PUI headquarters in Dayton, Ohio to Digi-Key's location in northern Minnesota. The honor was received by Digi-Key staff members Aron Muetzel, product manager, Blaine Dahlin, manager of product group, Bruce Lawrence, director of passives, and Chris Beeson, vice president of global sales and business development.

"Digi-Key is flattered to be PUI Audio's first recipient of the Distributor of the Year award," said Chris Beeson, vice president of global sales and business development. "Maintaining a positive and beneficial relationship with our suppliers has allowed Digi-Key to stock a vast breadth of product and to become a world leader in electronic component distribution."

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

About PUI Audio

PUI Audio is considered an industry-leading model for product testing, application, and design engineering support. The company provides pre-launch, post-launch, engineering, and design support, and tools and software for integration into existing systems. PUI Audio is a family-owned business in Dayton, Ohio, near the crossroads of America. Unparalleled customer service, exceptional product value, and up-to-the-minute support has solidified their reputation as "easiest line to work with."